Greenville Selectmen's Meeting Agenda
6:30 PM Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at Greenville Municipal Building

Present at meeting:

1. Minutes from Meeting of June 4, 2003 :

Motion to Accept:_________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

2. Additions / Deletions to the Agenda

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

3. Election of Board Officers:
It is tradition to elect (or re-elect) officers for the Board of Selectmen at the first regular meeting following the annual municipal election.New Board member Burt Whitman will be joining the Board for his first meeting.Current Board officers are Eugene F. Murray, Sr. – Chairman; Bonita DuBien – Vice-Chairman.There is no Secretary at this time, leaving those duties to Deputy Clerk Mary Fowle and also the Town Manager.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

3A. Request to Purchase Land from the Town – Gary Dethlefsen:
Gary has approached me in regard to meeting with the Board of Selectmen to discuss purchasing a parcel of land from the Town. The land in question is a 2,424 sq. ft. section of ground at the Southern end of the Municipal Parking Lot behind Harris Drug Store. The request appears reasonable to me, as outlined in Gary’s letter to the Board dated June 5, 2003. Apparently, Gary has approached the Board previously with this request, but apparently no action was taken. I recommend the Board hear out Mr. Dethlefsen, whose request appears reasonable to me.

Motion:_______________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: _________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :_______________________________________

4. Public Hearing – Proposed Liquor License for Greenville Inn, Inc. – DBA “The Greenville Inn”:
A public hearing is required for this license as the Inn has been sold and the new owners require a new license.The Police Chief and I recommend approval of this request, pending any compelling arguments heard at the Public Hearing.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:_______________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

5. Update on Police Department – Police Chief Duane Alexander:
The Chief will be present to update the Board on current operations and to answer any questions Board members may have.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

6. Bid Award – Heating Oil and Propane Bids for Town, School and Library for FY2003-2004:
Bids for this year’s heating fuel quantities close at 4:00 PM Wednesday, June 18.The Board of Selectmen should award a contract to one of the bidding vendors.I have invited School Board Chairman Richard Gould, Superintendent of Schools Steve Pound, and Librarian Karen Chandler to attend this meeting.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

7. Fourth of July 2003:
With help from most of our department heads, as well s the Chamber of Commerce, the Town is preparing for yet another great Independence Day Celebration.We have secured a fireworks display, we have prepared parade plans, and the Chamber of Commerce is working on an “Old Fashioned Fourth of July”.I have invited new Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jonathan Pratt to the meeting to meet the Board of Selectmen and to also update the Board on Fourth of July plans.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

8. Greenville Gazebo Concert Series:
Susan Crippen, Executive Director of North Country Healthy Communities has worked tirelessly to plan and coordinate this year’s Greenville Gazebo Concert Series.I have invited Susan to come to brief the Board on the series, which is slated to begin Friday, July 4.If Susan cannot attend, I will gladly brief the Board.

9. MDOT Lily Bay Road Project Update:
Public Works Foreman Mike Thornton and I plan to attend a pre-construction meeting for this project on Tuesday, June 17.We will update the Board on what we found out from this meeting.

10. Junction Wharf Revitalization:
I have arranged for a meeting with staff members for the Congressional Delegation for this Friday to explore options for funding the necessary revitalization of the JunctionWharf.Following the recommendations of the 2001 Junction Revitalization Plan prepared by Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), we hope to rebuild the retaining wall for the Wharf using wood composite materials.I will go over the material I have prepared for the Congressional Delegation staff with the Selectmen, and PW Foreman Mike Thornton will review with the Board the current state of the wharf, and our plans for remediation of safety issues this summer.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

11. Wood Composites Incubator Update:
The Jobs Bond has passed.Approval was given to the Board of Selectmen at Town meeting to borrow up to $75,000 for this project.Approval has been granted for about $223,000 in federal funds through the 2003 VA-HUD Appropriation for the project.Approval is imminent for $89,000 in USDA Rural Development Funds.We are contemplating an Economic Development Infrastructure (EDI) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application.The Board should be updated on the current plans for this project, which are still being developed.If any property transactions are to be discussed, the Board should enter Executive Session.Otherwise, regular session would suffice.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

12. Update on Proposed Pine Tree Enterprise Zones:
Central Maine Power Company and Pierce-Atwood Consulting have sponsored a presentation on the Governor’s Proposed Pine Tree Enterprise Zones for Wednesday, June 18.I will update the Board on the current status of this proposed initiative.

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

12A. Nomination of Officers – Maine Municipal Association: Attached is a slate of officers and background material these nominees from the Maine Municipal Association. I recommend the Board vote to petition one additional candidate for the office of Vice-president. Dana Lee is the Town Manager for Mechanic Falls, and has emailed me to request that Greenville consider petitioning to place him on the ballot for the office of Vice-president. Dana and I have served together on a variety of MMA committees, including the Legislative Policy Committee, the Executive Committee, the ad hoc committee for reforming the Local Road Assistance Program, and most recently on the Steering Committee for the Tax Reform Initiative. Dana is a dynamic leader who has elevated the quality of the product produced by any group he has worked with. I strongly recommend that Greenville petition to have Dana’s name added to the ballot for consideration by all member municipalities later this year.

Motion:__________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: _________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :__________________________________

12B. Acceptance of Grant Offer from FAA for Runway Design Work: The FAA has agreed to fund 90% of the total cost to design and permit the proposed runway reconstruction project. Part of the acceptance of the grant funds requires your approval. I recommend the Board approve this request.

Motion:____________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________ Second to Motion: ______

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of :_______________________________

13. Additions to the Agenda (if any):

Motion:________________________________________________________________________

Motion Made By:___________________Second to Motion:________________________

Motion Passed / Failed by vote of:__________________________________________________

14. Warrants

15. Adjourn

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